A Comparison of Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Children Living in Foster Care, Their Siblings, and the General Population

A Comparison of Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Children Living in Foster Care, Their Siblings, and the General Population – Abstract

Esther K. Chung

Objectives. To assess the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels (EBLLs) among children before and after foster care placement, and to compare the prevalence of EBLLs among children in foster care with that of their siblings and the general population.

COPYRIGHT 2001 American Academy of Pediatrics

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